||The favor factor : ancient wisdom today for God's "assigned advantage" -- A cupbearer to the King : Nhemiah's grief, prayer, and depth of God's answers -- First, you pray : dialog with God begins with discipline -- Partnership-a vision in common : Booker T. Washington got it. Will you? -- Planning for favor : when success comes, do you know your first step? -- Opposition-the proof of favor : "All who live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution." -- Favor, forever : staying strong, consistent, and faithful.